Monday, August 26, 2019

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Gabriel Martins – 2017 Sphinx Competition 3rd Prize [VIDEO]

18 year old American cellist Gabriel Martins‘s 3rd prize winning performance – in the Final of the 2017 Sphinx Competition. Recorded live on February 12, 2017...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Erick Friedman – Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto [1966]

Never-before-uploaded 1966 archival audio performance of American violinist Erick Friedman performing the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto - with conductor Seiji Ozawa and the London Symphony Orchestra.   https://youtu.be/nwka5ydoS1Q?t=8 ERICK FRIEDMAN...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Gil Shaham – Brahms Concerto, February 2016 [VIDEO]

Gil Shaham performing the 1st movement of Brahms Violin Concerto - with conductor David Zinman and the Paris Philharmonie. Recorded live in rehearsal on February...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Joshua Bell & Philippe Quint – Sarasate ‘Navarra’ [VIDEO]

Violinists Joshua Bell and Philippe Quint performing Sarasate's 'Navarra'. Recorded live on May 11th, 2015 at a private function at Joshua's Manhattan home. JOSHUA BELL &...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist Nathan Meltzer – Franck Violin Sonata [2019]

19-year-old VC Young Artist Nathan Meltzer and pianist Elisabeth Brauß performing Franck's Violin Sonata in A Major. Recorded live in March, 2019 - at St...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist Timothy Chooi – Joseph Joachim Competition, 1st Prize [2018]

24-year-old VC Young Artist Timothy Chooi’s 1st prize winning performance in the Final of the 2018 Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition.  Recorded live on the 26th...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Wolfgang Schneiderhan – Beethoven Violin Concerto, 1954 [AUDIO]

Never-before-uploaded 1954 archival audio of legendary Vienna Philharmonic Concertmaster Wolfgang Schneiderhan performing Beethoven's Violin Concerto - with conductor Sergiu Celibidache and Orchestra Sinfonica di...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist Zlatomir Fung – Tchaikovsky ‘Rococo Variations’ [2018]

18-year-old VC Young Artist Zlatomir Fung performing Tchaikovsky's Variations on a Rococo Theme – with pianist Carlos Avila. Recorded live on the 11th of July – at...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Benjamin Baker – 2017 Michael Hill Violin Comp 3rd Prize [VIDEO]

26 year old Benjamin Baker from New Zealand‘s 3rd prize winning performance – in the Final of the 2017 Michael Hill International Violin Competition. Recorded live...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Mayu Kishima – 2016 Shanghai Violin Comp, 1st Prize [VIDEO]

Japanese violinist Mayu Kishima's 1st prize winning performance of Chausson's 'Poème' and Shostakovich’s Violin Concerto No. 1 – in the Final of the 2016 Shanghai...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Leia Zhu – Lalo ‘Symphonie Espagnole’, 9 Years Old, 2016 [VIDEO]

9 year old British violinist, Leia Zhu performing the 5th movement from Lalo’s 'Symphonie Espagnole'. Recorded live on June 13th, 2016 at the Bozar in...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Rising Star Zlatomir Fung – Davydov, ‘At the Fountain’, 2016 [VIDEO]

17 year old VC Rising Star, cellist Zlatomir Fung performing Russian cellist and composer Karl Davydov's 'At the Fountain' - with collaborative pianist Stefan...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Truls Mork – Elgar Cello Concerto, 2016 [VIDEO]

Norwegian cellist Truls Mork performing Elgar's Cello Concerto in E Minor - with conductor James Gaffigan and the Gürzenich-Orchester Köln. Recorded live on March 15th, 2016 -...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Boris Brovtsyn – Dvorak Violin Concerto (Arr. Solo Violin & Chamber Orch) [2018]

Russian violin virtuoso Boris Brovtsyn performing a newly-premiered chamber orchestra arrangement of the Dvorak Violin Concerto in A Minor - with conductor Uri Segal and...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Lara St John & Philippe Quint – Igudesman ‘Klezmer’ Violin Duo [VIDEO]

Violin virtuosi Lara St John and Philippe Quint performing Aleksey Igudesman's 'Klezmer Freilach Duo' for 2 violins. Recorded live at Carnegie Hall's Zankel Hall on...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Daniil Shafran & Anton Osetrov – Franck Cello Sonata, Live Performance [1983]

Never-before-uploaded 1983 live audio recording of legendary Russian cellist Daniil Shafran and pianist Anton Osetrov performing a cello arrangement of César Franck's Violin Sonata...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Antônio Meneses – Bach Solo Cello Suite No. 3, Live [1993]

Never-before-uploaded 1993 archival performance of Brazilian cellist Antônio Meneses performing Bach’s Solo Cello Suite No. 3 in C Major. Recorded live on the 13th of...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Valery Klimov – Khachaturian Violin Concerto, Live 1986 [VIDEO]

Incredible 1986 archival footage of legendary Soviet violin virtuoso Valery Klimov performing Khachaturian’s Violin Concerto in D Minor. Recorded live with conductor Evgeny Svetlanov and the...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Artist Verona Quartet – Janáček String Quartet No. 2 ‘Intimate Letters’ [2019]

VC Artist Verona Quartet performing Leoš Janáček's String Quartet No. 2 Intimate Letters. Recorded at the New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall - in Boston.   https://youtu.be/KfG271cXFco VC ARTISTS VERONA QUARTET |...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Philippe Quint – ‘Valse Triste’ For Violin and Ballerina [VIDEO]

Russian-American violin virtuoso, Philippe Quint performing Ferenc von Vecsey’s “Valse Triste”  - with acclaimed ballerina Christine Rocas of the The Joffrey Ballet. PHILIPPE QUINT & CHRISTINE ROCAS...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Janine Jansen – Bruch Violin Concerto, Concertgebouw [2018]

Dutch violin virtuoso Janine Jansen performing Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor - with conductor Daniele Gatti and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Recorded...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Ivry Gitlis – Paganini 1st Concerto, Live – 1972 [AUDIO]

Rare archived recording of the then 48 year old Israeli virtuoso, Ivry Gitlis performing Paganini's 1st Violin Concerto in D Major – with conductor...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Cellist Brinton Averil Smith – Waxman ‘Carmen Fantasie’ (Arr. Cello) [2018]

Houston Symphony Orchestra's Principal Cellist Brinton Averil Smith performing Waxman's virtuosic violin show piece 'Carmen Fantasie' - newly-arranged for solo cello. Recorded live on the 9th of February,...

ARCHIVE FIND | 1949 Kubelik International Violin Comp – Loveday, Pikaizen & Bezrodny [VIDEO]

Incredible never-before-released archival footage from the British Pathé Film Archive, recorded live in Prague in 1949 - from the final of the Jan Kubelik International...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Steven Isserlis – Dvorak Cello Concerto, 1991 [VIDEO]

Incredible 1991 archival footage of British cellist Steven Isserlis performing Dvorak's Cello Concerto - with the late David Shallon and the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JSURHWgA6OA&showinfo=0&autohide=1 STEVEN ISSERLIS...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Ivry Gitlis – Debussy Violin Sonata, Live, 1958 [AUDIO]

An incredible never-before-uploaded 1958 live archival performance of violinist Ivry Gitlis and pianist Kostas Kidoniatis performing Debussy's Violin Sonata in G Minor. Recorded in July 1958 - in Athens,...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Janine Jansen – Bruch Violin Concerto, Schonwandt, Netherlands Radio Chamber Phil

Acclaimed Dutch violinist Janine Jansen performing Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor – with conductor Michael Schonwandt and the Netherlands Radio Chamber...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC ‘Rising Star’ Kerson Leong – Ravel ‘Tzigane’, November 2015 [VIDEO]

18 year old VC ‘Rising Star’ Kerson Leong, from Canada performing Ravel’s ‘Tzigane’ for Violin & Piano. Recorded live with pianist Timo Koskinen in the...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC ‘Young Artist’ Charles Yang, Sia ‘Chandelier’ (Arr. Electric Violin) [VIDEO]

VC 'Young Artist' Charles Yang presents his own original electric violin cover of electro-pop artist Sia's chart topping 'Chandelier'. All sounds in this video were...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Vilde Frang – Schwetzingen Castle Recital, Mozart, Faure, Brahms & Prokofiev, May 2013

Norwegian violin virtuoso, VC 'Young Artist' Vilde Frang with pianist Michail Lifits in recital performing Mozart's Violin Sonata in F Major KV377, Faure's Violin Sonata...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | That Viola Kid – ‘How to Make Money as a Musician’ [VIDEO BLOG]

That Viola Kid, The Juilliard School graduate Drew A. Forde guides us through his step by step guide to making money and building a career from classical...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | The-Late Andrei Korsakov – Stravinsky Violin Concerto [1978 ARCHIVAL]

Never-before-uploaded 1978 archival recording of the-late Russian violin virtuoso Andrei Korsakov performing Stravinsky's Violin Concerto in D Major - with conductor Vladimir Fedoseyev and the Moscow...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Lisa Batiashvili – Dvorak Violin Concerto, 2016 [AUDIO]

Violin virtuoso Lisa Batiashvili performing Dvorak’s Violin Concerto in A Minor – with conductor, Paavo Järvi and the Frankfurt Radio Symphony. Recorded live on January 24, 2016.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rBtUtBNO4sw&showinfo=0&autohide=1 LISA BATIASHVILI |...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Callisto Quartet – Fischoff Chamber Music Competition, Grand Prize Winners [2018]

The Cleveland Institute of Music-based Callisto Quartet's grand prize-winning performance - at the 45th Annual 2018 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition. Comprising violinists Paul Aguilar and Rachel Stenzel, violist Eva Kennedy and cellist Hannah...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Aizuri Quartet – M-Prize Chamber Arts Competition, Grand Prize [2018]

The New York-based Aizuri Quartet’s Grand Prize winning performance in the Final round of the 2018 M-Prize Chamber Arts Competition, in Ann Arbor, Michigan,...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist Francisco Fullana & Bandoneon Virtuoso JP Jofre [VIDEO]

Spanish VC Young Artist Francisco Fullana and Argentinian bandoneon player and composer JP (Juan Pablo) Jofre performing new works -  ‘Tangodromo’ and ‘Como el Agua’ for violin &...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Salvatore Accardo – Paganini Concerto No. 1, 1975 [AUDIO]

Italian violin virtuoso Salvatore Accardo’s legendary 1975 recording of Paganini’s 1st Violin Concerto in D Major. Recorded on the Deutsche Grammophon label - with conductor Charles...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist Kerson Leong – Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto [2019]

22-year-old Canadian violinist, VC Young Artist Kerson Leong performing Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto in D Major – with conductor Daniel Myssyk and the Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra. Recorded...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Isabelle Faust – Beethoven Violin Concerto [2018]

German violin virtuoso Isabelle Faust performing Beethoven's Violin Concerto in D Major - with conductor, Sir Mark Elder and the Rotterdam Philharmonic. Recorded live this week...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Time for Three – ‘Stand By Me’ (Arr. String Trio), August 2016 [VIDEO]

Genre-crossing string trio, Time for Three performing an improvised encore of Ben E. King's classic 'Stand by Me' - featuring VC Artist Charles Yang. Recorded live in...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Viktor Tretyakov – Shostakovich Violin Concerto No. 1 [1989]

Incredible 1989 never-before-uploaded footage of Russian violin virtuoso Viktor Tretyakov performing Shostakovich's Violin Concerto No. 1 in A Minor - with conductor Vladimir Fedoseyev...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC ‘Young Artist’ Yury Revich – Vivaldi ‘Summer’, 2016 [VIDEO]

24 year old VC ‘Young Artist’ Yury Revich performing and leading ‘Summer’ from Vivaldi’s ‘The Four Seasons’. Recorded live at the 2016 Al Bustan Festival,...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Artist Ray Chen – Comedy Videos Compilation, Volume 2 [LOL]

VC Artist Ray Chen's Volume 2 compilation of musical comedy clips - as originally seen on Facebook and Instagram ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hkCQYrFzW84&showinfo=0&autohide=1 VC ARTIST RAY CHEN |...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Zora String Quartet – Mendelssohn Quartet No.2, 2017 Bravo! Vail Festival [VIDEO]

Short excerpt of the Zora String Quartet performing Mendelssohn’s String Quartet No. 2 in A Minor Op.13. Recorded live on July 6th, 2017 – at...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinist Joseph Swensen – Beethoven Violin Concerto [1987 ARCHIVES]

Never-before-uploaded 1987 audio recording of American violinist Joseph Swensen performing Beethoven's Violin Concerto in D Major- with conductor André Previn and the Royal Philharmonic...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Maria Włoszczowska – 2016 Wieniawski Comp 6th Prize [VIDEO]

25 year old Maria Włoszczowska‘s 6th prize winning performances – in the Final of the 2016 Henryk Wieniawski International Violin Competition, in Poznań, Poland. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NDnFxr2rWMs&showinfo=0&autohide=1 MARIA WLOSZCZOWSKA | WIENIAWSKI...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Sergei Dogadin – 2015 Hannover Comp 1st Prize [VIDEO]

27 year old Sergei Dogadin from Russia's 1st prize winning performance of Shostakovich's 1st Violin Concerto - in the Final of the 2015 Joseph...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Ivry Gitlis – Strauss Violin Sonata, Live Rehearsal, 2001 [AUDIO]

Never-before-released audio recording of Israeli virtuoso Ivry Gitlis performing Richard Strauss' Violin Sonata in E Flat Major - live in rehearsal with pianist Ana-Maria Vera. Recorded...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist Tatsuki Narita – Sibelius Concerto, 2016 [VIDEO]

Japanese VC Young Artist Tatsuki Narita performing the Sibelius Violin Concerto - with conductor Masaki Hayashi and the Kammerphilharmonie Sapporo. Recorded live on August 28th, 2016. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E4_hIegvJ0w&showinfo=0&autohide=1 VC YOUNG...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Prague Cello Quartet – ‘Phantom of the Opera’ [WOW]

The acclaimed Prague Cello Quartet's latest release ... from Andrew Lloyd Webber's Broadway musical: 'The Phantom of the Opera'. Comprises Czech cello virtuosi: Jan Zvěřina, Petr Špaček,...

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